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Felipa: North of the Border


Published 1971
Topics Bert Salzman


A bilingual girl of Mexican-American parents has ambitions to be teacher. She gets early experience when she helps her uncle learn English so he can obtain a driver’s license for a new job.

Awards: Columbus Film Festival : ”Best Film in category”
Aired on CBS Children’s Film Festival


Run time 17:00
Producer Bert Salzman
Audio/Visual sound, color

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Reviewer: jeannie7 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 26, 2007
Subject: So uplifting especially for young Hispanic Americans
Felipa is a model for what a young person using courage
can do to help others and themselves. Good job Bert Salzman
Reviewer: Telephone Toughguy - favoritefavoritefavorite - June 26, 2007
Subject: Ahh the good old days
When new americans learned to speak english to get ahead. I miss the old days. I never saw this film at any school I went to though?
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